HT Expands State-wide Volunteer Leadership

This summer, Humanities Tennessee added five new members to its board of directors representing all three Grand Divisions: Union City, Memphis, Johnson City, Nashville, and Chattanooga. “We are proud and…

Southern Festival of Books Announces Lineup

Humanities Tennessee today announced the initial lineup of award-winning, bestselling authors who will headline the 35th Annual Southern Festival of Books, taking place in person at Bicentennial Mall, the Tennessee…

$100,000+ Awarded to 14 Tennessee Organizations

Humanities Tennessee makes funding investments in all three Grand Divisions of the state to support the efforts of cultural, educational, and community-based organizations providing public humanities programs. The grant funds…

Support Young Tennessee Writers & Readers

This spring and early summer, Humanities Tennessee is connecting young writers and readers with the written word through author visits at schools, free books, and a residential writing workshop for…

How You Can Support the Arts in Tennessee

Did you know 80% of TN arts grants that reach every county in the state are funded by the specialty license plate program? This program was created in the 1980s…

Exploring Southern Literature

Nearly 15 years ago, Humanities Tennessee launched Chapter16.org, an online literary publication created in response to disappearing book coverage in print and online media across the state. Since that time,…

Now Accepting Grant Applications

Later this spring, Humanities Tennessee will award a total of $100,000 to support public humanities projects across the state. The first step in the process is to request access to…